Mathematical Sciences careers

How can I use my degree?

Mathematics and Statistics are used increasingly in all aspects of modern society, so a mathematically based degree is very valuable.

You will not only acquire a specialised knowledge of mathematics, but also have the opportunity to develop personal initiative, rational analytical skills and the ability to form balanced judgements.

These are important qualities, looked for by employers when recruiting new staff, and explain why our graduates are much sought after and find work in areas such as:

  • Accountancy
  • Actuarial work
  • Computing
  • Investments banking and finance
  • Management
  • Operational research
  • Scientific work
  • Statistics
  • Taxation
  • Teaching

Mathematicians are always in demand due to the wide range of employers seeking their expertise and the continuing requirement for people with a high level of numeracy and associated skills.

To find out more about careers of recent Liverpool Mathematical Sciences graduates, please visit the our Handshake. Within Handshake, you can:

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Find Career resources: leaflets, CV and application guides, links, news and faqs.

Also take a look at graduate profiles of some examples of our alumni's career destinations.